Whooping cough (pertussis) and CF
Dear expert team, on the 3.3.13 I had asked a question on my severe dry cough, many thanks for the answer, Mrs. Dr. Smaczny. In the meantime I know what I have, whooping cough (pertussis) and that with 48 years! What I am astonished about is why the vaccination record is not check routinely, like ...
Dry cough
Dear expert team, for 2 weeks I have an infection, which only consists of dry cough (healthy people without CF around me have the same infection with similar symptoms and duration). Every night I cough until after 12 o'clock. In the meantime also my larynx is affected, symptoms are pain and ...
Thoracic distension
Hello, I would like to know what is a thoracic hyperinflation. Could it be cured and what is the cause? How can we diagnose that? Thanks for your response. Sincerely
Mucolytics - do they make sense for infants?
Hello, We have a 4-year-old daughter with CF. For 3.5 years she gets 2 x 2,5 ml ACC (Acetylcysteine) daily (if there is more mucus a bit more). We are asking ourselves if it really makes sense to administer ACC on a daily basis. Our general practicioner said once that it would be good to ...
My 10 years old CF son has strong coughs that could last 3-4 hours in a raw. He says that it scratches his throat; I think that it might be an irritating cough? What could we do? As he must not take syrup, I tried honey but with no improvement. It tires him a lot! Thanks!
CF and H1N1 infection
Hello I have CF since I was born and I am nearly 27 years old. I was infected by the H1N1 virus at the end of 2009 and since then I experience more difficulties to expectorate. Do you think that there is a relationship between the decline of my lung situation and the H1N1 infection ? Thank you
Right heart strain
Dear expert team, My daughter was diagnosed with right heart strain and I would like to ask whether this means her fitness is a bit limited now. Many thanks.
Hypertonic saline solution – study results for small toddlers
Dear expert team, Our daughter (now 15 months old) has been inhaling hyptertonic saline solution for 10 months (currently 3ml 3% twice a day, planned to increase to 6%). Now I came across the results of the following study: “Inhaled hypertonic saline in infants and children younger than 6 ...
Cause of cough?
Dear expert team, my son (CF, 4 years old, 1.07m, 16.5kg, mild progression so far) rarely coughs when he does not have infections, only during strong physical action and sometimes after inhalation. For some time now, he has also been having a continuous cough (dry nervous cough) that starts ...
IV effect
Dear CF team, I have been making the same recurring experience for several iv therapies: Before the iv: a lot of sputum and low physical fitness. One week after the start of the iv: less and lighter-colored sputum and better physical fitness –lasting for a few days. Starting with day ...
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